Agent Pronunciation

American and British English Pronunciation of Agent.

Agent Pronunciation in American English:

IPA Notation: /ˈeɪ.dʒənt/

Phonetic Spelling: AY-jənt

Breakdown:

/ˈeɪ/: The first syllable is stressed and pronounced with a diphthong, starting with a sound like the "a" in "say" and gliding into an "ee" sound.

/dʒənt/: The second syllable is unstressed, with "j" like the "g" in "giant" and a schwa sound for the "e," pronounced as a neutral, unstressed vowel sound (like the "a" in "sofa"), followed by an "n" and a soft "t" sound.

Agent Pronunciation in British English:

IPA Notation: /ˈeɪ.dʒənt/

Phonetic Spelling: AY-jənt

Breakdown:

/ˈeɪ/: The first syllable is stressed and pronounced with a diphthong, starting with a sound like the "a" in "say" and gliding into an "ee" sound.

/dʒənt/: The second syllable is unstressed, with "j" like the "g" in "giant" and a schwa sound for the "e," pronounced as a neutral, unstressed vowel sound (like the "a" in "sofa"), followed by an "n" and a soft "t" sound.

In both American and British English, the pronunciation of "agent" is virtually identical, with the same diphthong in the first syllable and the same pronunciation of the second syllable.

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